City Hall - Brewer, Maine

Employment Opportunities

City of Brewer- Fire Department

The City of Brewer, Maine is seeking a fire fighter to join the ranks of Brewer’s bravest. If you are a highly motivated individual who is organized and task orientated, all while having the ability to work in a close team environment then this is the place for you.  Duties include EMS response, fire suppression & prevention, and rescue & equipment operations on two (2) 24-hour shifts per week.

The minimum qualifications for this position include, high school diploma or GED equivalent, valid Maine driver’s license, and must establish and maintain a residency within 30-minutes of the Brewer Fire Station. NREMT-B license, Pro Board firefighter 1& 2 certifications, NIMS 100, 200, & 700.  Successful candidates are required to pass a written exam, with an oral board.  Complete a physical agility test, and be in excellent physical health as confirmed by a licensed medical doctor.

Employment is subject to the candidate passing a pre-employment physical, drug screening, driver’s license verification, and background check. Preference will be given to military veterans and to candidates holding a valid State of Maine EMS license or State of Maine Firefighter 1 and 2 certifications.

The City of Brewer offers competitive wages with a comprehensive benefit package. First review of applicants will begin on Friday June 2, 2023 and this position will remain open until filled. For a full description of this position please click here.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to: 


City of Brewer
Attn: James L. Smith
80 North Main Street
Brewer, ME 04412


 City of Brewer- Public Works 
Heavy Equipment Operator 

The City of Brewer, Maine is seeking a highly motivated, team-oriented individual to fill the position of Heavy Equipment Operator with the Brewer Public Works Department.  This is a dynamic and versatile department responsible for much of the city’s infrastructure including the maintenance and construction of streets, sidewalks, storm water, and sewer systems. 

Besides equipment operation daily assignment typically includes street sweeping, line painting, ditching, culvert repairs, sign maintenance, storm and sewer basin repairs, snow plowing (winter months), repairing potholes, curbs, and sidewalks, depending on the needs of the City.  Larger projects such as water or sewer line replacement; grading for parks, ball fields, or parking lots; and building demolition projects may be performed in any given year.          

The ability to effectively operate a variety of heavy and light equipment, such as excavator (tracked and rubber tired), backhoe, bulldozer, loader, or grader; working on construction type projects for road reconstruction, water and sewer system repairs and installation, sidewalk construction, and masonry type work, as well as snow removal operations is highly desirable. We are willing to provide additional training to a candidate who has enthusiasm to learn, a desire to take initiative and responsibility, and is a motivated, self-starter.

Ideal candidates will have a Class B Maine commercial driver’s license, or the ability to obtain one within 6-months of hire, and a high school diploma. The selected candidate must be able to successfully pass a pre-hire physical, drug screening, and background check.

This is a full-time 40 hour/week position, including a comprehensive benefit package. For a full description please click here.

This position will remain open until filled and interested candidates must submit a cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references to:


City of Brewer
“Heavy Equipment Operator”
80 North Main Street
Brewer, Maine 04412


City of Brewer- Public Works Department
Temporary Summer Employment

The Brewer Public Works Department is seeking to hire individuals to serve as our temporary full-time Summer Crew. 

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals to gain valuable work experience, or bridge gaps in their current employment.  Prior experience with sidewalk paving, line painting, and/or lawn repair is desirable, however, we are willing to provide the necessary training for those candidates who demonstrate the desire to learn and have a positive team-orientated attitude. 

If you are a hardworking and dependable individual who enjoys working outside on a variety of construction and maintenance related tasks, then this is the place for you.  

A typical workweek is 7:00am to 3:30pm, Monday – Friday with occasional weekends and/or overtime. All applicants must be at least 17 years of age and able to pass a pre-hire drug screen test, license, and background check. 

Interested individuals should send a resume and references to Dave Cote, Public Works Director at or by U.S. Mail to:

Brewer Public Works
“Public Works Summer Crew Search”
221 Greenpoint Road
Brewer, ME 04412


City of Brewer Police Department
Police Patrol Officer
To Establish an Eligibility List for Future Vacancies

The Brewer Police Department is a progressive, well-respected, proactive, professional Police Department dedicated to providing community-oriented police services. Duties include enforcement of applicable state and local laws, proactive crime prevention patrol of the city streets and traffic control. All candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent with preference being given to candidates who are graduates of the Maine Criminal Justice Academy and who possess law enforcement experience. We offer competitive salary and fringe benefits, excellent training, and state of the art equipment. For application and information regarding minimum qualifications, contact: City of Brewer Police Department, 151 Parkway South, Brewer, Maine 04412, Tel. (207) 989-7004

Brewer Police Application

Application Deadline: Open until position(s) filled.